Stories tagged: breitbart
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
KXLY has announced plans to air Ben Shapiro’s syndicated radio show, a month after the conservative political commentator was barred from speaking at Gonzaga University.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
Renaissance Technologies’ Robert Mercer plans to step down as co-chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, as he tries to distance himself from controversy over his political ties to associates of …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
Police in riot gear ringed the campus of the University of California, Berkeley and surrounding streets Thursday, helping to keep the peace as hundreds of protesters gathered outside a venue …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017
Germany’s Foreign Ministry is having some fun at the expense of a Breitbart News gaffe.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017
The number of advertisers on the alt-right site Breitbart.com has dropped 90 percent in recent months, from 242 in March to 26 in May, according to data from MediaRadar, a …
Tue., April 25, 2017
Breitbart News Network, a conservative media organization once headed by Stephen K. Bannon, a top adviser to President Donald Trump, isn’t qualified to hold a congressional press pass.
Fri., April 14, 2017
The seeds of Breitbart’s resentment were sown months before President Donald Trump cut down chief strategist Stephen Bannon this week. Now the question is whether the hard-right news site that …
Sun., April 9, 2017
Stephen Bannon has constructed intricate multimedia machine comprising nonprofit organizations and private companies, and has leveraged his to advance his conservative, populist agenda and bring in millions of dollars.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
Breitbart, the alt-right website, got more than 4,000 comments on a short story Wednesday highlighting a statement from the University of Washington Tacoma Writing Center regarding racism in writing and …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
Breitbart News’ treatment of Twin Falls, Idaho is illustrative of its approach to “news.”
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos’ scheduled speech at Washington State University-Pullman tonight has been canceled, the WSU College Republicans announced on their Facebook page. The club said the cancellation is due …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016
The U.S. Constitution protects the ravings of a Yiannopoulous, just as it does the burning of the American flag. If the United States is to remain a safe space for …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016
Washington State University College Republicans are scrambling to raise $1,000 for security costs associated with a visit of Milo Yiannopoulos, a far-right speaker and editor of Breitbart News, with little …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016
Several large German companies, including carmaker BMW, have pulled their ads from U.S.-based news and opinion website Breitbart due to concerns about its content, following a similar move by cereal …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
Breitbart News urged its readers to boycott Kellogg Co. after the cereal maker stopped advertising on the news site, whose former chairman is a top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
Kellogg is pulling its ads from the website Breitbart News, the right-wing news organization whose former chairman Steve Bannon was tapped as a top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the White House has drawn a sharp rebuke from political strategists who see in Bannon a controversial …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016
If past is prologue, Trump will, in this final week of the campaign, find a way to mention the story of Bill Clinton’s love child. Stone to Jones to Bannon …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
Now a large segment of Americans are fed outrageous conspiracy theories on the web, theories that are amplified and promoted by the GOP presidential candidate.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016
It is a model that has been good for Rush and Fox, but bad for the GOP. Republicans are now caught in a complicated electoral dynamic. What their base, incited …
Mon., March 14, 2016
The Breitbart News reporter allegedly roughed up last week at a Donald Trump press conference has resigned from the conservative website, saying that she can’t work for an organization that …
Fri., March 11, 2016
A reporter for a conservative news website has filed a police report alleging that she was battered at a Donald Trump press conference in Florida.